| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:01 AM
The peak of hurricane season is approaching later this month, but storm activity in the middle of the Atlantic is unlikely to develop during the first half of August because of a massive cloud of dust from the Sahara Desert moving across the ocean....
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Would you believe the National Hurricane Center is still monitoring Tropical Storm Dorian - or, at least, what's left of it?
In its 2 p.m. tropical weather outlook on Thursday, the center gave the system's remnants a 20 percent chance of redeveloping...
| May 23, 2013
| 1:41 PM
The Atlantic Ocean hurricane season this year is expected to be "active or extremely active," federal forecasters said Thursday.
The season, which runs from June 1 to Nov. 30, will bring 13 to 20 named storms, of which seven to 11 will be hurricanes,...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 1:59 AM
Tropical Storm Chantal, 5 a.m. Tuesday advisory
OUTLOOK: Tropical Storm Chantal still is projected to aim generally toward Florida and the Bahamas over the next five days, placing the southern half of the state in the cone of error, including Orlando....
| Apr 5, 2013
| 12:01 PM
The National Hurricane Center will in the future maintain any necessary hurricane watches or warnings even if a storm is no longer technically a hurricane, as in the case of Superstorm Sandy.
Center officials made the changes permanent Friday in light...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 9:33 AM
The season's second tropical depression formed Monday along the Mexican coast, nearly two weeks after Tropical Storm Andrea, but it's uncertain whether it will become Tropical Storm Barry.
The system was bringing heavy rains to the Yucatan Peninsula,...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Just a few days into the hurricane season, Tropical Storm Andrea is forecast to deluge Maryland and much of the Atlantic coast Friday, prompting flash flood warnings across the Baltimore region.
The storm was not expected to pack anything close to the...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 11:24 AM
There are days, weeks and months set aside for any number of good causes and reasons, so it's easy to disregard most of them unless there's a personal reason for vigilance.
Some, however, need to be given at least a nod of acknowledgment, including...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Update, 6:06 p.m.:
Tropical Storm Andrea has formed about 300 miles west of Florida, with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph.
Tropical storm warnings have been issued for Florida's Gulf coast, with tropical storm watches from the Jacksonville, Fla.,...
| May 30, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Ahoy, and welcome to a preseason hurricane!
Good friend, airline captain and fellow Lake Arrowhead Yacht Club member Jeff Diercksmeier begins his article in the yacht club's newsletter with "from the flight deck."
Very appropriate, since I am sure...
| May 31, 2013
| 3:17 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
Sentinel reporter Paul Tenorio recently asked new USF coach Willie Taggart how much emphasis he will place on the game with UCF this season now that the two programs are in the same conference and will renew their...